30: S2E30: Apology Podcast

What happened last week?

We failed to record a normal podcast episode, so we tried something different and put out a Textual Podcast instead: https://findthethread.postach.io/post/textual-podcast

Management = FOMO?

Some people wind up in management more due to FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) than because they actually want to do the work — and then the rest of us get to rehabilitate the people who suffered the consequences.

Management track is not the only track: Mitchell Hashimoto takes on a new individual contributor role at HashiCorp. https://www.hashicorp.com/blog/mitchell-s-new-role-at-hashicorp

Quick News

Zoom Bets on AI with $14.7 Billion Deal to Acquire Five9 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-19/zoom-to-buy-cloud-service-firm-five9-for-14-7-billion

Akamai Edge DNS goes down, takes a chunk of the internet with it https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/22/akamai_edge_dns_outage/ (it’s always DNS)

A different kind of supply-chain attack: A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn https://www.vice.com/en/article/qj8xz3/a-defunct-video-hosting-site-is-flooding-normal-websites-with-hardcore-porn

Recommendations

Dominic

Clean install your OS. That’s it, that’s the recommendation.

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